publisher's perspective Archives - BodyShop Business
It’s Time for SEMA

No other event puts all the movers and shakers of the automotive world in one place at one time to conduct business, network, learn, discuss trends and peer into the future to see where we as an industry might be headed.

The Importance of Training

Training. It’s so important, especially when you consider that we repair metal car bodies that people end up driving 75 miles per hour down a highway.

YesterWreck: A History Lesson on the Auto Body Industry

I was never a big history buff, but YesterWreck just might make me one. It’s a fascinating and humorous story of the origins and history of our industry. You can learn, for example, about the very first automobile collision ever recorded.

Distracted Driving: A Plague We Need to Help Prevent

Distracted driving, which has become a plague, presents a great opportunity to market your business and help prevent accidents.

Plan for the Future to Be Ready for Tomorrow’s Challenges

Don’t let the future smack you upside the head when it comes roaring through your front door. Address it now, prepare yourself and be the market leader you’ve always wanted to be.

Celebrating You, Our Readers

The April Reader’s Choice issue is in honor of you. We’ve done it for 20 years and plan on doing it another 20. Just keep those questions coming.

Best Reads in the Collision Industry

I started thinking about books that are must-reads in the collision repair industry. Here’s my list.

Use OE Certification to Stand Out

We all understand differentiating yourself is one key to business success, right? And one of the ways to do that is through OE certification.

Wellness in the Workplace Becoming a Key Focus of All Employers

You’re probably looking at the cover of the January 2019 issue of BodyShop Business saying, “What, has BodyShop Business turned into a food magazine?”

How is Your New Year Going?

BodyShop Business Publisher Sean Donohue offers advice for the New Year to help auto body shops have their best year ever.

It’s Going to Be a Great Ride!

This year coming into the SEMA Show, my schedule changed a little bit, to say the least. I knew I would be experiencing a new market on a whole new level, but I didn’t know it was going to be this drastic.

Hello from the New Publisher of BodyShop Business

More than likely, this is the first time you’re seeing my face, so I feel I should properly introduce myself. I’m Sean Donohue, and I’m a group publisher at Babcox Media.